These phrases might sound weird, but to geeks they are just everyday phrases used casually in conversation.

Nerf

When an over-powered weapon or item gets modified by a patch or update which decreases is “O.P”, then it gets nerffed.

I hear that they are going to Nerf the Titan slam

Phablet

A Phablet is a phone and a tablet in one. Something bigger than an iPhone 6, but smaller than an iPad – a perfect example being the iPhone 6 Plus.

“OMG, I love your new phablet”

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

Smartphone Dead Leg

When your leg goes dead from the prolonged use of your smartphone while sitting down.

“I suffered from smartphone dead leg after I got off the couch”

Troll

A humanoid who lives on the internet and spends his/her entire day commenting on posts just to irritate you and make you feel worthless.

“That guy is totally trolling your Insta feed”

Troll

Charger-Challenged

Someone who always forgets to pack a charger when they go on holiday, or when they have a crappy battery in their smartphone, tablet, or laptop.

“My best friend is extremely charger-challenged”

arnold-phone-charger-meme

Inboxia

The fear caused by a massive unread email box.

“Getting back from vay-kay, but I know I will have inboxia”

O.P

When an in-game weapon or item is extremely over-powered that it just wrecks everything.

“The Gjallarhorn is super O.P; it is probably the best in the game ”

gjallarhorn

Buff

A buff can mean two things:

1) When an object in a game is weak and it gets patched to be stronger; or

“Its getting buffed, so it will be awesome soon”

2) A term used to describe a temporary increase in stats granted by an item consumed.

“I have a buff so we can get past that boss”

MVP

MVP means that you are the “most valued player”. It can also mean “minimum viable product”.

“Check out that player’s score, MVP!”mvp-hero-image

Freemuim

A business model used by programmers where they release a program for free in hopes that people will pay for the program at some stage.

‘WinRAR is freemuim software”